Photos of the Day: Father and Son Get It Done

Written by: Kip Vieth, Wildwood Float Trips

An incredible day on the water surely has Zack hooked for life.

Ben and Zack Commacho were recently up here to Minnesota for a long weekend trip. The first two days were a bit slow, with some bad weather thrown in, but they more than made up for it on the last day. Ten-year-old Zack got a 20.5-inch smallmouth, just a smidge bigger than his father’s 20.25-incher.

Does Zack know that his smallmouth is bigger than his dad’s?

To top off a stellar day on the water, Ben landed a 45-inch muskie on the same water that the upcoming Orvis Muskie School will be held. (My other guide, Nick, is holding Ben’s fish.) To say that they had a day they soon won’t forget is an understatement.

Ben looks pretty proud that his dad caught this big muskie!
All photos by Kip Vieth

Kip Vieth owns Wildwood Float Trips, in Monticello, Minnesota. Check out his excellent “10 Tips for Catching a Musky on a Fly.”

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